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Winter Salad with Grapefruit, Roasted Squash, & Fennel

Updated: Feb 25, 2021

A perfect winter salad adapted from Millpress Imports.



1 tablespoon Ella's Champagne Vinegar

2 tablespoons Ella's Grapefruit Balsamic

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon dijon mustard

1/2 cup Ella's Meyer Lemon EVOO

salt and pepper to taste

1 each acorn squash, seeds removed and cut into wedges

1 each large shallot, peeled and sliced

1/2 each bulb fennel, thinly sliced

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 bunch kale, stems removed and chopped

1 bunch swiss chard, stems removed and chopped

1 each grapefruit, peeled and segmented


Preheat oven to 350°F.

While the oven is preheating, combine vinegars, honey, and dijon in a medium bowl, whisk to combine. Slowly whisk in olive oil in a thin stream until blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper, refrigerate until ready to serve.

Place squash, shallot, and fennel on a baking sheet.

Drizzle veggies with 1/8 cup of vinaigrette, season with cumin and cinnamon and place in the oven.

Roast veggies for about 15 minutes or until tender and slightly golden brown.

Remove from the oven and let cool to room temperature. Divide kale and chard between plates, top with grapefruit segments and roasted veggies. Drizzle with remaining dressing right before serving.


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